Driver Strikes Pedestrian Along Interstate 95

A car struck a person walking along Interstate 95 Wednesday morning causing major traffic troubles for commuters on the busy highway.

The person was struck in the northbound lanes approaching the Bridge Street/Harbison Avenue Exit in Philadelphia's Bridesburg neighborhood around 8:20 a.m., Pennsylvania State Police said.

The victim’s condition wasn’t immediately released.

First responders blocked off three lanes of the roadway - only one got by - as police investigated.

Police do not know why the person was walking along the interstate.

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